March 25th, 2009 5:02 PM by Karyn Smith
If you love to eat, you will love the Heart of Florida United Way Chef’s Gala.This is the 17th year for the Chef’s Gala, This year’s big dining event will be Saturday, May 30, at the Epcot World Showplace at Epcot starting at 6:45 p.m.
Tickets are $200 each. A corporate ticket package also is available.The Chef’s Gala has become of the premiere dining events in Central Florida with its pairing of fine dining and wine.
The event features more than 20 of the area’s top chefs and restaurants, live music and a silent auction. The Chef’s Gala averages about 1,200 guests, and sold out last year.
Each entrée and dessert item are carefully paired with complimentary wines and sommeliers will be on hand to provide information about each wine and discuss pairings.
The Chef’s Gala helps provide critical assistance to nearly 200 health and human service programs supported by Heart of Florida United Way.
For sponsorship information contact Marta Vargas at 407-835-0900 or
For general event information, call 407 429-2129, email
firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.hfuw.org.
Participating Establishments for this year’s gala include:Artist Point, Disney’s Wild-erness Lodge The Capital Grille, Citricos, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Fiorella’s Cucina Toscana, Westin Imagine, Flying Fish Cafe, Disney’s BoardWalk Resort Funky Monkey Wine Company Garden Grille, Epcot, Graze, Greensides Restaurant at Harmony Golf Preserve, Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Kona Cafe, Disney’s Polynesian Resort, Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Norman’s at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Primo at Grande Lakes Orlando, Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant, The Ravenous Pig, Sanaa, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, Tony’s Town Square Restaurant, Tusker House Restaurant, The Wave, Disney’s Contemporary Resort.